The advantage for the employer is that it is able to draw a line under the departure or complaint of a worker and is protected against any future claims. The advantage for the worker is that the consideration received, such as. B a financial sum is provided for by a legally binding contract. In addition to confidentiality clauses, a compromise agreement may also contain an agreed reference. A breach of the compromise agreement and any financial loss that this breach may cause to the other party may give rise to legal action. .